Important factors to consider when choosing a web hosting provider for your blog. One of the first steps in starting a blog, and arguably one of the most critical, is to choose a web host. It can be an intimidating and overwhelming process, especially for those not familiar with computer terminology. This post will be unlike most topics on the subject for one reason. There are no host recommendations. No one is sponsoring this post. There … [Read more...]
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Blogging Tips You Need to Know
From best blogging practices to keeping you legal, you will find all kinds of tips to help you be an excellent blogger that converts readers into fans of your blog.
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Bloggers can still make money online, but there is one item that is critical to a profitable blog. What is it? CONTENT. Yes, you need a fast loading attractive blog that is easy to navigate and contains a clear call to action. You need social media accounts. Landing and squeeze pages help. So does SEO. But the singular most important thing your blog needs above all else is quality content that serves the needs of your customers … [Read more...]
If you have specialty information or a passion for a topic, information marketing may be the perfect business model for you. Most bloggers are in the business of information marketing and don't even realize it. They share information on a variety of topics, but, profiting from it is another matter. With a change in mindset and some effort, you can turn your blog into a profitable business by becoming an infopreneur. What Is an Online … [Read more...]
Five essential graphic design elements every blogger should create to help market and promote their blog. … [Read more...]
Are you overwhelmed with never ending lists of blogging tasks you have to do? It's time to create a cost benefit analysis to eliminate all of those time-draining tasks that are not producing any results. I had a light bulb moment this week when I was digging out some dead lilac bushes. As I dug and yanked and pushed and pulled to get those ugly stumps out of my otherwise beautiful landscape I realized I needed to do the same thing with my … [Read more...]
Remember how your landing page needs to be an evolving thing? Well, the best way to make that happen is by using A/B testing your landing page, data, formatting, and by having it be a part of a planned sales funnel. Unfortunately, when it comes to testing, formatting options, and a sales funnel, one post simply won’t be enough to talk about every detail. However, we can help you get an idea of the big picture. Ready? The Big Picture of Testing … [Read more...]
There are so many things in the blogging world that seem out of our control. Learn how to regain control of your content and attitude (in 7 easy steps) so you’re ready for whatever challenges come your way. Check out tip #3, it’s always an instant game changer. #bloggingtips #positiveattitude Back in 2006, I started my blog as part of my Master’s Thesis Project. My advisor encouraged me to develop something that … [Read more...]
Tina was working as a lawyer and running a side hustle in the evenings and on weekends. She frequently felt overworked and like her time wasn’t her own. When she complained about this to her friend, the other woman challenged her to take responsibility for her time, rather than viewing herself as a victim of it. She told her it was time you start valuing your time. It’s not at all unusual to feel like time is out of your control. … [Read more...]
Blogging can create a some nice extra income, but how do you know when you are ready to turn your side-hustle into a full time career? Some people that are new to blogging assume it is simply a matter of creating a blog, adding some posts and people will come flocking to read them while businesses beg you to advertise their products. After a few months reality set in and they realize to make money in blogging, as with any small business it … [Read more...]
Are you tired of landing pages yet? I sure hope not - because we’ve still got a ways to go! So we’ve looked at how to write a landing page - now it’s time to look at some successful (and some not-so-successful) landing pages. Now, looking at landing page examples can be difficult - because they’re an ever-evolving, living, breathing, thing. Okay, so maybe not breathing - but you get the idea. And just in case you don’t, let me spell it out … [Read more...]